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Bear Safety Video

Bear Safety Video

Bear Safety and Education Video

This in-depth Bear Safety and Education video covers facts about New Jersey’s black bears including their natural history and biology, NJDEP Fish and Wildlife bear research and management, and safety tips for coexisting with black bears.  This video represents the state’s continuing effort to educate New Jersey residents about coexisting with black bears and responsible management of the state’s black bear population.

Enjoy viewing the full-length, 21-minute video or view the following video segments:

0:00 – Introduction
02:39 – Black Bear Biology and Ecology
08:35 – Black Bear Research
09:37 – Bear Project Staff Trapping and Tagging
11:30 – Bear Category System
12:37 – Winter Den Work
13:19 – New Jersey’s Bear Population
14:09 – Safety Tips at Home
18:06 – Safety Tips

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Last Update: August 19th, 2022